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John E. Mullen, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Sports medicine, including arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, complex knee and shoulder surgery, hip surgery, orthopedic trauma and fracture care

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (2004, recertified 2015)


New York
Ohio (Inactive)
North Carolina (Inactive)

7/1998 - 6/1999

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

7/1998 - 6/1999

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

7/1997 - 6/1998

General Surgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

7/1993 - 6/1994

Saint Vincent's Medical Center
Bridgeport, CT


9/1985 - 5/1989

Doctor of Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

9/1985 - 6/1989

BS in Biology (cum laude)
Providence College
Providence, RI


New Milford Hospital
New Milford, CT


Danbury Hospital
Danbury, CT 


Sharon Hospital
Sharon, CT


Western Connecticut Orthopedic Surgical Center (WCOSC)
Danbury, CT


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Ohio Orthopaedic Society
Ohio State Medical Association
North Carolina State Medical Association


8/2002 - Present

Orthopedic Surgeon
Private Practice, OrthoConnecticut
(formerly New Milford Orthopedics)
New Milford, CT

4/1998 - 4/2002

Medical Officer
Lieutenant Commander
PRIMUS Naval Reserve
Fleet Hospitals # 9 and 500
Cleveland, OH and Bronx, NY

8/1998 - 9/1998

Clinical Instructor Anatomy
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

6/1995 - 6/1997

Emergency Room Department Physician
Coastal Physicians
Durham, NC

7/1994 - 6/1997

Battalion Surgeon
Second Marine Division
Camp Lejeune, NC

  • America's Most Honored Doctors (2021)
  • America's Most Honored Professionals/Doctors - Top 1% (2017-2020)
  • Vitals Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)
  • Vitals Patients' Choice (2015-2017, 2019)
  • Vitals On-Time Physician Award (2015-2019)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor (2015-2016)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll

Top 10 Award for Resident Research
Ohio Orthopaedic Society

1997 Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
1994 Combat Action Ribbon for Service in Liberia
1990 - 1993  Outstanding Intern, Emergency Department
Saint Vincent's Medical Center Bridgeport, CT
1989 Armed Forces Health Professional Scholarship
 team coverage:

10/2002 - Present

House Physician
Madison Square Garden
New York, NY

4/2000 - 10/2000

Stadium Physician
Shea Stadium/Citifield
New York Mets Baseball Team
New York, NY

8/1997 - 3/1999

Team Physician
Varsity Football, Wrestling, and Hockey
Euclid, Eastlake and Hawkin Schools



Mullen JE, Rozbruch SR, Blyakher A, Helfet DL. Ilizarov method for wound closure and bony union of an open grade IIIB tibia fracture. Case Rep Clin Pract Rev. 2004; 5(1).

Mullen JE, O'Malley MJ. Sprains—Residual instability of subtalar, Lis Franc, and turf toe injuries. Clin Sports Med. Jan 2004: 23(1):97-121.



Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression: Functional Outcome at 5- to 10-Year Follow-up. 60th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Orthopaedic Society, Dayton, Ohio, May 8, 1999.